Investor’s and homeowners alike are favoring real estate as a preferred investment. A previous Bankrate.com survey showed 27 percent of Americans now favor real estate as their investment of choice.
Real estate analysts heavily rely on employment numbers to forecast housing demand. While that’s a good start, it’s only one of multiple statistics that should be considered. Alone, it seriously under estimates the true housing demand. Conventional analysis is that millions of people have left the job market because they have been unable to find […]
Investor’s and homeowners again favor real estate as a preferred investment. A recent Bankrate.com survey shows that 27 percent of Americans now favor real estate as their investment of choice. The second investment choice was cash at 23 percent, followed by stocks and bonds at 22 percent. The balance was “other”. It’s the first time […]
People are literally retiring by the hundreds of thousands each year and will continue doing so for the next decade. That means these people will be looking everywhere for retirement funds. One of those places is the equity in their homes. That means reverse mortgages are going to be an attractive option for years to […]
With a significant decrease in defined benefit schemes and more emphasis being placed on defined contributions as pension provisions, the responsibility for investing for the future is increasingly shifting from the employer to the employee. Taking responsibility for how your pension contributions are invested can be daunting and require significant research and investigation.